On the Waterfront
On the Waterfront
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p strong spanAs in any good pulp fiction from the likes of spanspanGoodis/span/span or /span span spanChandler/span /span span, take the time to put the pieces together in this emroman noir/em until things turn ugly./span /strong /p p strong spanIn a Western port city in France, artist Bernard Balzac returns to his city of birth to paint the… (more)

p strong spanAs in any good pulp fiction from the likes of spanspanGoodis/span/span or /span span spanChandler/span /span span, take the time to put the pieces together in this emroman noir/em until things turn ugly./span /strong /p p strong spanIn a Western port city in France, artist Bernard Balzac returns to his city of birth to paint the beautiful coastal scenery and get some rest from the bustle of Parisian life.span /spanDespite his efforts to live his life in peace and solitude, he is ensnared in the meanderings of a police investigation in which the evidence ceaselessly leads the commissioner and his team of investigators into Balzac’s universe to consult his realm of expertise./span /strong /p p strong spanBalzac must mingle in the world of poverty, misery, and drugs.span /spanHe must plunge into secrets which he would rather not know.span /spanDue to his knowledge of art and history, he is obliged to cooperate with the investigation that will unravel a sordid mystery./span /strong /p p strong em spanBlood on the Docks/span /em span is a sociological thriller in true emnoir/em form, following the example of the emfilm noir/em genre of the mid-20supth/sup century and the works of many pulp fiction writers before that.span /span/span /strong /p p strong /strong /p p strongspana href="http://www.bernard-coat.fr"Bernard Coat/a is a scriptwriter by occupation.span /spanIn his debut novel, he shows us his hometown of /span spanBrest/span span with an angle that only a man from the world of film and images can see.span /span/span /strong /p p strong /strong /p p /p p strong spanbr type="_moz"//span /strong /p

 

Publisher: Rendez-Vous éditions (January 28, 2013)

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Language: English

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